News from Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur, the smallest district of Odisha in size, is known for its rich cultural heritage and contribution to socio-economic development. This district has got a total population of 11, 36,971 including 577,865 male and 559,106 female as per 2011 census. Famous Paradeep port and oil refinery is another high light of the district.

Flood woes in Odisha: After Jagatsinghpur, schools in Kendrapara to remain shut for 2 days
Flood woes in Odisha: After Jagatsinghpur, schools in Kendrapara to remain shut for 2 days

Meanwhile, the Odisha Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak has directed to form squads to keep an eye on black marketing and hoarding during floods.

Jagatsinghpur girl sets example, marries lover who lost both legs in accident
Jagatsinghpur girl sets example, marries lover who lost both legs in accident

After losing his both legs, Jitendra had never imagined that girl like Swapnarani would ever accept him as her groom.

Thunderstorm, heavy rainafll alert
Odisha SRC issues alert for thunderstorms, rainfall in these districts

The alert has been issued for the districts of Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha (including Bhubaneswar city), Cuttack, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Kalahandi for the next three hours.

Residents criticise MLA for inaugurating incomplete project
Residents criticise MLA for inaugurating incomplete project

Though villagers are reeling from low voltage problems for years, the district administration is yet to install a transformer.

Heavy Rainfall Alert
Heavy rainfall alert for these Odisha districts; Check IMD updates

As per IMD, the southwest monsoon further advanced into remaining parts of Odisha today covering the entire state. Already several parts of the State have started experiencing rainfall activities for past 24 hours.

Mystery shrouds death of Odia television actress Rashmirekha Ojha in Bhubaneswar
Odia television actress death: Family points finger at deceased's 'live in partner', seeks probe

The actress was found hanging in her rented house located at Gadasahi in Nayapalli area of the city. 

BJD MLA ran a sex racket; alleges wife-to-be Somalika 
BJD MLA ran a sex racket; alleges wife-to-be Somalika 

Somalika has also alleged that Bijaya Shankar had tampered with his Matric mark sheet.

Cheating allegations against MLA
Tirtol MLA keeps girl waiting at court for marriage; wife-to- be threatens FIR

It is pertinent to mention here that the Tirtol MLA and Somalika had applied for marriage registration at sub-registrar office on May 17.

Man in Jagatsighpur runs pillar to post, fails to get roof under Awas Yojana
Man in Jagatsinghpur runs from pillar to post, fails to get roof under Awas Yojana

Once more, Sukant Roy was not able to find his name in the list of beneficiaries of the Awas Yojana.

Medha Patkar face protest during Dhinkia visit, not allowed to meet Debendra's family
Medha Patkar faces protest during Dhinkia visit, not allowed to meet Debendra's family

Medha met Debendra at Kujanga sub-jail following which she left for Dhinkia to meet Debndra’s family when supporters of JSW project objected her.

Odisha govt announces Rs 42 crore package for Sarala Temple Development
Odisha govt announces Rs 42 crore packagefor Sarala Temple Development

The Odisha government on Thursday announced a special package of Rs 42 crore for development of Sarala Temple in Jagatsinghpur, one of the eight most prominent shakti shrines in the State.

Orange Warning
IMD’s orange warning: Thunderstorm alert for 6 Odisha districts

Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface wind speed reaching 50- 60 kmph and heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Dhenkanal,Jajpur, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khordha.

breaking news
Jagatsinghpur ward member charred alive in house fire

The victim, identified as Saraswati Sethi, succumbed to the injuries while being shifted to SCB medical college and hospital in Cuttack.

Jagatsinghpur bus stand
10 years after inception, Jagatsinghpur bus stand biting dust

Local MLA and district project committee chairman, on the other hand, said, "A master plan has already been prepared for the said project and it will be implemented soon."

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